Community & Grassroots

Community & Grassroots Football refers to any level of organised (activities conducted by clubs, academies or any bodies including schools and companies) or unorganised footballing activity, that take place at public/private sports venues and spaces or any open areas. These include activities such as:

  • Individual football training for fitness or skills;
  • Football activities with members of immediate household;
  • Football activities with members outside of immediate household.
  Read the full guidelines here: Safe Return to Football Guidelines - Community & Grassroots.

 

For Players and Coaches
  • No more than 5 players in total can partake in any football activity together for unorganised groups.
  • For organised activities, there may be no more than 5 players and 1 coach per group.
  • Social distancing of at least 2 metres shall be implemented within members of the same group.
  • Social distancing of at lest 3 metres shall be implemented between different groups.
  • There will be no inter-mixing of players and coaches between groups.
For Small-sided Football Activities (e.g Futsal, 5-a-side & 7-a-side)
  • No more than 1 group of 5 players and 1 coach in total can partake in any football activity together in any pitch or court smaller than 40m x 20m (5-a-side)
  • No more than 2 groups of 5 players and 1 coach in total can partake in any football activity together in any pitch or court bigger than 40m x 20m but small than 55m x 36.5m (7-a-side).
  • Social distancing of at least 2 metres shall be implemented within members of the same group.
  • Social distancing of at least 3 metres shall be implemented between different groups.
For Parents and/or Guardians
  • All parents and guardians should drop off and pick up your child/ward at designated points only.
  • Children/wards should be dropped off the sports venue no sooner than 15 mins before the commencement of football activity.
  • Parents and guardians should not congregate at the sports venue where the football activity takes place to avoid any unnecessary crowding.
  • Parents and guardians should pick up your child/ward immediately after the conclusion of football activity.
  Click here to download the Safe Return to Football Guidelines - Community & Grassroots poster.